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The Invite - October 2021
The Invite is Rocky View Schools' monthly list of school events open to local media.
Provincial Achievement Test Schedule Announced
The 2022 Provincial Achievement Test schedule has been approved.
2021 Trustee Candidates Announced
Sept. 20 marked the final day candidates could stop by the Education Centre to file their nomination paperwork and officially seek the role of trustee in this fall's municipal election.
Parent Letter: COVID-19 Restrictions Update Sept. 15
This evening the Government of Alberta declared a state of public health emergency and announced new COVID-19 Public Health Actions, several of which impact schools effective Sept. 16, 2021.
What is the Role of a Trustee? Information Session
RVS held an information session on Sept. 14 for individuals who wanted to learn more about educational stewardship prior to the 2021 Elections.
Parent Letter: Sept. 9 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Sept. 30)
RVS Board of Trustees voted to alter the 2021/22 school year calendar and observe the new federal holiday, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on Sept. 30. The 2021/22 school year calendar now includes Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, as a non-operational day (no classes in school or online).
Parent Letter: Sept. 6 - Update to Return to School Plan
On Sept. 3, 2021, the Government of Alberta announced a series of temporary health measures being implemented province wide to reduce transmission of COVID-19 and prevent the health care system from being overwhelmed. The Board of Trustees and Senior Administration met this weekend to review these new measures. After careful consideration, RVS is making some changes to our Return to School Operational Plan.
Sept. 3 – Update on Government of Alberta Temporary Measures
Today, the Government of Alberta announced a series of temporary public health measures aimed at reducing transmission of COVID-19 and to prevent the health-care system from being overwhelmed.
Parent Letter: Sept. 2 – School Immunization Program
COVID-19 vaccines will be made available in schools at temporary immunization clinics to eligible students who are born in 2009 or earlier and have received parent/guardian consent.
School Bus Update to Operational Plans
RVS has added a new section regarding the Mask Exemption Process on School Buses to the Return to School Operational Plan and the Contingency 1: In-School Learning with Enhanced Measures Plan.
Parent Letter: Aug. 26 - School Plans
Today the Rocky View Schools Board of Trustees approved the 2021/22 Return to School Operational Plan. The plan was informed by the Government of Alberta’s 2021-2022 School Year Plan which provides provincial guidance to school authorities on a return to in-person learning under normal conditions.
Special Board Meeting - Aug. 26, 2021
A special Board meeting has been called for 9 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2020.
Parent - Staff Letter_Aug. 18
The Government of Alberta released its 2021-2022 School Year Plan on Aug. 13. RVS is currently reviewing the information shared by government and is developing a local RVS plan that will be considered by the Board of Trustees at a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 26.
RVS Reviewing Government's 2021-2022 School Year Plan
The Government of Alberta released its 2021-2022 School Year Plan on Aug. 13. Rocky View Schools (RVS) is currently reviewing this information and will be providing a local RVS plan in the coming weeks to provide families with certainty as they prepare for the upcoming school year.
Minister's Parent and Teacher Advisory Councils
Alberta Education has begun recruiting 40 parents/guardians and 40 teachers from across the province for the 2021 Minister's Teacher Advisory Council and Parent Advisory Council. These councils will provide input to the Minister of Education on issues, concerns and opportunities affecting education in Alberta.
Statement on the Kamloops Indian Residential School Burial Site
Rocky View Schools stands with all Canadians in mourning the deaths of 215 children at Kamloops Indian Residential School, and in particular the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc community.
2020 Terry Fox Run Fundraising
Rocky View Schools is pleased to highlight recent fundraising efforts by students in the school division. Through participation in the 2020 Terry Fox Run, students at 42 schools in locations including Airdrie, Beiseker, Bragg Creek, Chestermere, Cochrane, Crossfield, Langdon and Springbank, raised a total of $47,621.62 for cancer research.
Reach Beyond Your Classroom with Rocky View Schools
RVS offers a full range of core studies tailored to meet the needs of our students. These immersive, unique programs are available to many high school students and offer opportunities beyond regular classrooms.
RVS to Provide Feedback on Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum Without Participating in Pilot
RVS' Board of Trustees and Administration have determined a path forward with the draft Kindergarten – Grade 6 curriculum released by the Government of Alberta on March 29, 2021. Given the reality that the pandemic will continue to impact schools well into the 2021/22 school year and the burden this creates for teachers and students, RVS has decided not to pilot the draft curriculum in classrooms.
Don't Forget to Download Rocky View Schools' App
RVS’ app provide quick and easy access to a wealth of information about the jurisdiction. The RVS app can be downloaded from the App Store (apple) or Google Play (android).
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